Top Things To See in Rwanda on Your Very First Visit

Things To See In Rwanda

Having Uganda is to its north, Tanzania to the east, Burundi to the south, and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the west; Rwanda is landlocked country of Africa that attracts millions of visitors each year. The country is socially and politically quite decent for which the country has developed immensely in last few years in terms of agriculture, roads, mining, and tourism.

If you are planning a trip to Rwanda and wondering what you can explore in this region of Africa, well the country has to offer many attractions. Here we have enlisted few best thins to explore from the endless list:

Birder’s paradise:

The country is the considered as the best place to watch birds in Africa which includes few rare birds’ species in the planet. You can witness more than 750 bird species in the country.

So if you are a bird lover birding tour to Rwanda can make your holiday memorable for lifetime.

Spend some time with the cousins of Human:

Chimpanzees are another iconic attraction of Rwanda after Gorillas. Just like the gorillas these unique species also shares 98% of human DNA and acts almost same like gorillas. The main difference between the two species is they completely opposite in size. Where gorillas are huge, chimpanzees are smaller in size.

Explore the Congo-Nile trail:

Newly developed the Congo-Nile Trail for the travelers, expats, and locals is a new step of Rwandan govt. to give more to the tourist. You can enjoy hiking, biking, and kayaking on this trail.

Explore the cultural spots:

Cultural tour is one of the most highlighted tours of Rwanda after gorilla trekking. Take a delightful cultural tour where you can discover the traditional life of Tutsi, Hutu, and Twa and explore the rich history of the country.

Watch the game safaris:

Being one of the country rich with green lush rain forest, rolling hills, and spectacular safari parks the country is a great place to witness untamed wildlife. Explore the 3 unbeatable national parks namely Volcanoes National Park, Akagera National Park and Nyungwe Forest.

Gorilla Tracking:

Hands down the most iconic feature of the country that drives millions people crazy is the gorilla tracking adventure. Explore the Volcanic National Park that is considered as the prime spot for Gorilla tracking in Rwanda.

Volcano Mountains:

The country offers great and decent hiking routes for the trekking lovers. Named as the land of thousand hills the country is rich by Mountains 5 prime volcanoes that offer some fine trekking trails.

Primate’s paradise:

Though Gorillas are the prime attraction of the country, but the country is rich with many other primates that are quite iconic and entertaining which includes Golden Monkeys, Colobus monkeys, L’Hoest’s monkeys, Olive baboons.